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Bullying

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Top Bullying Articles

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  • Calling bullying 'bonding' doesn't make it OK

    It's hard to think of Jonathan Martin as a hapless victim of bullying. He's 6 foot 5, 312 pounds, with a Stanford education and a job he loves. At least he seemed to love it until last week, when he walked away from the Miami Dolphins football team...
  • Apodaca: Don't forget bullying for the nuances

    Issues surrounding bullying have taken a front seat in public discourse during the past few years, and the growing awareness has generally been regarded as a positive development. But in recent months questions have been increasingly raised about the...
  • American Education Week takes parents back to school [Rodgers Forge]

    American Education Week will sweep through our local schools Nov. 18-22. Parent visitations, open houses and many exciting programs have been planned for this special week. Rodgers Forge Elementary School welcomes parents of grade three on Nov. 18, grades...
  • Father fights back against bullying after son's suicide

    Father fights back against bullying after son's suicide
    An Illinois dad got the call on Thursday that no parent ever wants to receive. Brad Lewis' ex-wife was on the phone: Their 15-year-old son had shot himself in the chest. In the note Jordan Lewis left behind, he laid blame on bullying. Although...
  • Speaking out for those who can't

    Speaking out for those who can't
    A group of mostly San Clemente High School students received affirmative honks and the occasional "woo-hoo" late Friday afternoon in Laguna Beach as they protested bullying. Members of the Cool 2 Be Kind Club stood in a line along Coast Highway at...
  • Facebook and Md. schools partner to combat bullying

    Facebook and Md. schools partner to combat bullying
    Facebook and Maryland's school systems will pilot an initiative next year that should help make it easier to have offensive or hurtful language on the social media site taken down. The effort to combat cyber bullying was started by Maryland Attorney...
  • Documentary to show LGBT community's progress in schools

    Local filmmakers are creating a documentary about how the climate for LGBT students and educators at South Florida schools has evolved since the late 1970s. "Schools, of course, just like the society has, have changed amazingly in 20 to 30 years, so...
  • Congressman Alcee Hastings praises day of silence for gay students

    Congressman Alcee Hastings praises day of silence for gay students
    U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Miramar, said Friday he’s supporting the National Day of Silence, a day of action organized to bring attention to the bullying of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students. On Thursday, U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-...
  • 12/7/2012-Rating Public Schools

    12/7/2012-Rating Public Schools
    Oh, how I remember my high school and middle school years. It must be more complicated today. I look around and can only shake my head at the prevalence of sex, drugs and violence in society today. The pressure on adolescents is tremendous. The only...
  • Rebecca Sedwick's suicide highlights dangers of cyberbullying

    Rebecca Sedwick's suicide highlights dangers of cyberbullying
    Rebecca Sedwick had been terrorized for more than a year by girls who used to be her friends, Polk County authorities say. She tried to get away, but Rebecca couldn't escape their hateful words relayed across social media: "You should die," someone told...
  • Bullied to tears, bored to death

    Bullied to tears, bored to death
    Here's the thing about directing our attention so fully and passionately toward bullying: The people most affected by it are sick of talking about it. "Kids are at the eye-rolling stage with bullying," says Cynthia Lowen, producer and writer of the 2011...